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amoral
without morals
allonym
the name of a historical person taken on by an author
archaic
ancient
archae-
ancient, original
apo-
off, away from, from
amph-, amphi-
both, around
aphobic
without fear
acrophobia
unusual fear of heights
amnesia
without memory
abyss
bottomless pit
apotheosis
glorification of a person or thing
auto-
self
amorphous
without definite form
ana-
up, on, against, apiece
apocalypse
any revelation of a violent struggle in which all evil will be destroyed
acropolis
The fortified height or citadel of an ancient Greek city
acro-
point, end, tip, extremity
allo-
other
a-, an-
not, without
amphibious
able to live on both land and water
anti-
against
antithesis
the exact opposite; contrast or opposition of ideas
anachronism
anything out its proper place in time
agnostic
person who does not believe in God
allomorphic
any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound
apotheosis
glorification of a person or thing
analysis
breaking up of any whole into its parts so as to find out its true nature and function
antibiotic
any of certain substances produced by various microorganisms and capable of destroying or weakening bacteria
antipathy
strong dislike; aversion
autograph
a person's own signature or handwriting
autonomy
self-government
archaeology
study of the life of ancient peoples as by excavation of ancient cities
antagonize
to incur the dislike of
apology
an expression of regret for a fault
anagram
a word made from rearranging letters of another